Japan: swimming against the currency

Yen strength is a key outcome of Brexit

Succession stumbles for Softbank’s Son

Nikesh Arora’s departure reveals tensions

Japan bourse takes market lessons to school

Unorthodox bid to woo money out of banks and into stocks

World’s biggest pension fund sues Toshiba

GPIF lawsuit over losses linked to $1.3bn accounting scandal

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son stays in control

Company founder tells shareholders he is ‘greedy again’ as he parts with chosen successor

SoftBank founder’s lessons on succession

Son’s candid message to his heir apparent contrasts with confusion at Disney, writes Andrew Hill

East China Sea naval mystery spooks Japan

Tokyo looks for clues over simultaneous incursions by Chinese and Russian warships

Tenku, a dedicated drone developed specifically for Sora Raku by Rakuten and Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory Ltd. (ACSL)

Japan is still innovating

Too often we exaggerate the importance of new technologies while underestimating value of the old

Keidanren head urges yen intervention

Call shows concern about further currency surge in case of Brexit

IMF urges Japan to ‘reload’ Abenomics

Tokyo told to ramp up stimulus or cede defeat on inflation timing

China like a bully in South China Sea row

But US must ratify international rules if it is to exert pressure

Okinawans protest over US military base

Anger intensifies over suspected rape and killing of local woman by former US marine

Japan: The dash to stash

Negative rates are leading consumers to play it safe

Mitsubishi to pay $600m compensation

Payments follow inquiry into falsification of fuel economy data

Yen breaks ¥104 after BoJ holds rates

Japanese central bank fears global uncertainty including Brexit

Tokyo governor resigns over expenses

Latest controversy to strike preparations for 2020 Olympic Games

Japan aid agency to slow pace of lending

A $20bn splurge last year supported Abe’s diplomatic agenda

JGB yields fall to fresh lows

Investors undeterred by Fitch downgrade on Japan outlook

Fitch lowers outlook on Japan

Rating agency says it doubts commitment to fixing public finances

Private equity eyes Japan’s failed deals

Investors are looking to buy assets from mergers that went wrong

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